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User Review  - quondame - LibraryThing

Bruno, a rather simple minded nine year old boy, the son of a concentration camp commandant, makes friends through the fence with Shmuel and you know it won't end well. A very strange read with a very hard to believe in central character, it is still moving. Read full review

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User Review  - Sharn - LibraryThing

Well. As long as this book has been out, movie too, I’ve been able to escape spoilers which is pretty amazing so I never expected the ending. Ugh. There’s not much more to be said about this one that hasn’t already been said so I’ll leave it here. Read full review

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User Review  - clamato - LibraryThing

I have had this book for years and only just got around to reading it last week. I was completely stunned by the ending. I didn't much care for the writing style but got past that. With not knowing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daftboy1 - LibraryThing

This is the innocent story of Bruno son of a Nazi commander, they move from Berlin to run the Auschwitz POW camp. Bruno is bored but soon after exploring the area he meets a young boy called Shmuel ... Read full review

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User Review  - benuathanasia - LibraryThing

A very quick read that somehow sucks the reader in and make them deeply invested in the characters even though they are never really fleshed out well (aside from the main character and his sister ... Read full review

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User Review  - pennylane78 - LibraryThing

I'd been putting off reading this book, because of the subject matter. I think it's important that people read books that will make them think, but I have to be in a certain state of mind to read ... Read full review

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User Review  - MelAnnC - LibraryThing

I really wish that someone I know hadn't "blurted" out the ending while I was half way through the book! It totally ruined my reading experience. That being said, I found the perspective of "Bruno ... Read full review

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User Review  - SoulFlower1981 - LibraryThing

This was one of the few books about the Holocaust that I didn't read for the literature course that I am in this semester. I had heard about this book some time ago and always meant to get around to ... Read full review

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User Review  - areadingmachine - LibraryThing

An emotional roller coaster that conjured feelings of anger, hatred and disgust as I read it but also hope, sympathy and the odd moment of joy. A young naive German boy called Bruno who has been ... Read full review

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User Review  - dkgarner95 - LibraryThing

I am so very sad right now. Read full review


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